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01.Cardiomyopathies: Causes, Effects and Treatment
02.Progress in Cardiac Arrhythmia Research
03.Percutaneous Valve Technology: Present and Future
04.Cardiovascular Diseases and Liver Transplantation
05.Cholesterol in Atherosclerosis and Coronary Heart Disease
06.Heart Disease in Women
07.Advances in Cardiovascular Research, Volume 1
08.Heart Disease in Men
09.Molecular Mechanisms of Tobacco-Induced Diseases
10.Congenital Heart Defects: Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment
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Cardiovascular Diseases and Liver Transplantation
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Authors: Zoka Milan (St James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK) 
Book Description:
With approximately 8,000 liver transplant operations per year worldwide, this surgical procedure has become relatively routine. Improvements in surgical and anesthetic techniques and immunosuppression have resulted in improved outcomes, but cardiovascular events and sepsis remain the principal obstacles to further lowering morbidity and mortality rates. Consequently, cardiovascular assessment and optimization are of increased interest to anesthetists and other professionals involved in liver transplant programs. This book summarizes the current knowledge on preoperative hemodynamic profiling and cardiovascular assessment of patients awaiting liver transplantation. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical Press)

Book Review

This book has been reviewed in the following publication. To read the review, click on the corresponding link below:

American Journal of Transplantation - Reviewed by R.H. Steadman, Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of
Medicine at UCLA

Please click on a chapter below to purchase separately

Chapter 1 - Haemodynamic profile of patients with end-stage liver disease pp. 1-30
Authors / Editors: (Søren Møller and Jens H. Henriksen)

Chapter 2 - Coronary artery disease and liver transplantation pp. 31-48
Authors / Editors: (James Y. Findlay)

Chapter 3 - Cardiac arrythmias and liver transplantation pp. 49-65
Authors / Editors: (Andrea Vannucci and Ivan Kangrga)

Chapter 4 - Valvular heart disease and liver transplantation pp. 67-81
Authors / Editors: (Andrew I Gardner and Neville M Gibbs)

Chapter 5 - Pulmonary Hypertension and Liver Transplantation pp. 83-97
Authors / Editors: (Michael Ramsay)

Chapter 6 - Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomypathy in liver transplant patients pp. 99-111
Authors / Editors: (Paco E. Bravo and Fadi G. Hage)

Chapter 7 - Obesity and liver transplantation pp. 113-123
Authors / Editors: (Paul J Thuluvath)

Chapter 8 - Liver disease and chronic advanced heart failure pp. 125-137
Authors / Editors: (Jill M Gellow and Askay S Dessai)

Chapter 9 - Combined Cardiac Surgery and Liver Transplantation pp. 139-155
Authors / Editors: (Eugenia Raichlin, Charles B. Rosen, Ioana Dumitru, Richard C. Daly, Sudhir S. Kushwaha)

Chapter 10 - Previous Chemotherapy and Cardiac Function pp. 157-167
Authors / Editors: (Wafaa Abdel-Haidi)

Chapter 11 - Cardiopulmonary Consequences of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts pp. 169-178
Authors / Editors: (Florence Wong)

Chapter 12 - Hepatopulmonary Syndrome pp. 179-192
Authors / Editors: (Pascal Fauconnet, Vincent Ho, Catherine Pastor and Eduardo Schiffer)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 13 - Pre-operative assessment of cardiovascular function before liver transplantation: a practical approach pp. 193-200
Authors / Editors: (James Y. Findlay)

Chapter 14 - A role of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) in defining cardiopulmonary function before liver transplantation pp. 201-215
Authors / Editors: (James Prentis and Chris Snowden)

Chapter 15 - Pharmacotherapy of cardiac dysfunction in liver transplant patients pp. 217-237
Authors / Editors: (Dina Jankovic)

Chapter 16 - Cardiovascular monitoring during liver transplantation pp. 239-258
Authors / Editors: (Giorgio Della Rocca, Maria Gabriella Costa and Zoka Milan)

Chapter 17 - Cardiovascular profile and cardiac complications following liver transplantation pp. 259-273
Authors / Editors: (Aileen Smith, George Therapondos, Tamer Fouad and Samuel Lee)

      Cardiology Research and Clinical Developments
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - C) 291pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-910-3
   Status: AV
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